by Guido Monte
Translated by Silvia Dello Russo
© 2012 Guido Monte
(Swans - March 25, 2013)
giuseppe hanged himself on his doorstep
on a sheet a list of deaths
the last name: his name.
the last sentence:
"now i remove myself
from the unemployment state"
giuseppe sawed marble,
then he went to the bricks
and was a bricklayer
the last contract of employment:
more than ten years ago.
"without dignity... without dignity"
"sans dignité... sans dignité"
this the last thought of the last three years
saturday night he found his way
to take his dignity back
with a rope around his neck.
picture: end, by Guido Monte (2012).
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